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F&CS Participates in Community Forum on Child Abuse

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month and  tomorrow’s free community forum, hosted by the Child Protection Coalition, will focus on prevention and offer insight into the changing landscape of child protection in Tulsa County. The two-hour seminar on Tuesday, April 5, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., will be in the Price Turpen Courtroom at
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Tickets on Sale for F&CS Abersons & Friends Warehouse Sale Preview Party

Shopping for a good cause has never been so much fun. Today’s Tulsa World Style Scene  featured the Family & Children’s Services Abersons & Friends warehouse sale Feb. 24-26 at Family & Children’s Services, 650 S. Peoria Ave. The event benefits the agency’s life-changing programs. A preview sale will be held 4-7 p.m. Feb. 24.
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Family & Children’s Services Fundraiser, The White Party, Creates Buzz

The Eighth Annual White Party, benefiting Family & Children’s Services, will be held Friday, May 1, 2015, on the rooftop of The Vault. Sponsors and their guests don all-white attire to dine and dance the night away in Tulsa’s unique Art Deco District while sampling craft cocktails specially made by Tulsa’s premier mixologists. Buy Tickets
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Hearts and Hands Quilting Group Donates to Family & Children’s Services

Green Country Quilters Guild and its Hearts and Hands group members love the  joy of quilting and keeping alive the art of quilting, but also giving the quilts away to organizations like Family & Children’s Services. READ TULSA WORLD ARTICLE HERE Generous donors allow Family & Children’s Services to serve 1 in 6 Tulsans each
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Tulsa Area United Way Honors Ruth Nelson

Groundbreaking female community leader and longtime supporter of Family & Children’s Services, Ruth Nelson, was honored Tuesday, February 17, 2015 at the annual Tulsa Area United Way luncheon. Kaiser was awarded the 2015 Tulsa Area United Way Clydella Hentschel Award for decades of service to the Tulsa community. Gail Lapidus, CEO of Family and Children’s
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George Kaiser Family Foundation Announces $460,000 Grant to Family & Children’s Services

The George Kaiser Family Foundation has announced $6.3 million in grants to nearly 80 Tulsa-area agencies, including a $460,000 grant for The Children’s Center at Family & Children’s Services. The Children’s Center at Family & Children’s Services works tirelessly to assure that every at-risk, underserved child suffering from mental, emotional and behavioral disorders has the
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TAUW Raises $26.6 Million, Exceeds Campaign Goal

Thursday was an evening of celebrating as the  Tulsa Area United Way unveiled the largest funding campaign result in its 90-year history. The Tulsa World reports that the agency raised $26,602,884, exceeding its goal of $26,200,00, the biggest goal in its history. Family & Children’s Services CEO Gail Lapidus was on hand as the record-breaking
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